The Resource Lipman Pike : America's first home run king, (ebook)

Lipman Pike : America's first home run king, (ebook)

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Lipman Pike : America's first home run king
Title
Lipman Pike
Title remainder
America's first home run king
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Language
eng
Summary
In the mid 1800s the sport of baseball was working its way across the United States. Amateur teams were springing up and in 1858 the National Association of Base Ball Players was formed. Young men were eager to show their prowess on the field and in the batter's box. Lipman Pike's father, a Dutch immigrant, runs a small haberdashery in Brooklyn, New York, though Lip is more interested in watching the ball players than working behind the counter. His mother doesn't approve -- Jewish boys should be paying attention to more sensible matters. But when Lip is barely a teenager, he's invited to join the Nationals Junior Club and play first base. When he hits his first pitch over the right fielder's head, Lip knows baseball is the sport for him. Award-winning author Richard Michelson chronicles the meteoric rise of one of baseball's earliest (and unsung) champions. Richard Michelson's poetry and children's books have been listed among the year's best books by The New Yorker, the New York Public Library, and the Jewish Book Council. His A is for Abraham: A Jewish Alphabet won the 2009 Sydney Taylor Award Silver Medal. He lives in Amherst, Massachusetts. Zachary Pullen's picture-book illustrations have won awards and garnered starred reviews. He has been honored several times with acceptance into the prestigious Society of Illustrators juried shows and Communication Arts Illustration Annual of the best in current illustration. Zak lives in Wyoming
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Midwest
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Michelson, Richard
Dewey number
796.357/092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Pullen, Zachary
  • hoopla digital
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  • Baseball players
  • Jewish baseball players
Target audience
juvenile
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Lipman Pike : America's first home run king, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781133485377
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11552625
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remote
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11552625
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MWT11552625
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Lipman Pike : America's first home run king, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781133485377
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11552625
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11552625
System control number
MWT11552625
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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